Tag: alcohol

Top Foods That Start (& Stop) Heartburn

by in Healthy Tips, November 13, 2009

Tomato Sauce
The trouble usually starts when you find a dish so delicious that you can’t get enough (it happens to the best of us). Of course, a few hours later, when indigestion kicks in, you’ll wonder: “Why did I eat so much?” Before you overdo it, check out our list of foods that kick up heartburn (and why) and ways to cool it down.

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Reading List: Caffeine Hurts Your Heart, A Look at Cheap Food & A Pro Footballer Goes Veg

by in Food News, September 4, 2009

In this week’s nutrition headlines: A new (rather graphic) ad wants to keep you from pouring on the pounds, coffee and alcohol are linked to irregular heartbeats and there’s a new “veggie-filled” Goldfish snack on the market.

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5 Refreshingly Cheap White Wines

by in Grocery Shopping, July 18, 2009

White Wine
Big red wines are comforting against winter’s chill, but they just don’t work as well when summer’s heat starts taking hold. Reds’ higher serving temperatures and often higher alcohol content and tannins can clash with summer’s lighter foods. This is where a good white wine comes in.

Here are five summer whites that are all easy to enjoy and pair well with the warm-weather dishes I love — fresh produce, lighter grilled fishes and meats. They’re easy on the wallet, too! –Gregory Dal Piaz, Snooth.com

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Easy White Wine Cocktails

by in Healthy Recipes, July 18, 2009

Bellini
A glass of white wine is great on its own, but you can easily jazz it up by adding fresh fruit, fruit juices and other liqueurs. Try these recipes, from Snooth.com wine expert Gregory Del Piaz, for a cool change from your standard mixed drinks. (Also, check out his recommendations for 5 budget-friendly white wines.)

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Cheers! Summer Cocktails to Try (& Some Calorie Warnings)

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, July 1, 2009

Whiskey Sour
Toast July 4th (or any summer day) with a cool cocktail. But don’t go overboard! Cocktails can come with some hefty calorie counts, especially if you like your drinks strong. Before you fill your glass, remember these helpful hints so you don’t wind up drowning in sugar or, worse, with a nasty hangover the next day.

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Light & Fresh Mardi Gras Menu

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, February 24, 2009

Today may be called “Fat Tuesday,” but you don’t have to take that literally. Don’t worry about your waistline with this spiced-up, Mardi Gras-inspired menu.

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Hangover Remedies

by in Healthy Tips, January 1, 2009

Drank a little too much last night? Say “good morning!” to your hangover. (Hey, we warned you.) Typical symptoms include headaches, nausea, upset stomach and fatigue — all combining to varying degrees. Now you’re probably wondering: “Is there a sure way to get rid of your hangover?” Well, everyone has a theory.

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Raise a Toast: Understanding Alcohol's Calories

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Tips, December 27, 2008

‘Tis the season for toasting and tippling. There’s no need to deny yourself a drink or two at a New Year’s Eve party this year — it’s knowing how to control all those calories that’s the tricky part. Keep this info in mind:

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